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cyberkni
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cyberkni Nov 25, 5:50am - #335130 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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NEWARK, NJ
Blue Lit Gauges

Has anyone tried using a blue film to change the color of the LCD screen on the gauges console?

I was thinking about buying the s7 gauges and then trying to do something with blue film to make the LCD screen match the gauges.

Any ideas?
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DisGqBoi
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DisGqBoi Nov 25, 6:15am - #335131 
2003 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica GT
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you should try changing the led's. http://www.rjautoworks.com has different color oem style gauges. they are a little slow at shipping. it took a month to get mine, but it is worth the wait.

here are some of the kits installed
black/white gauges with white led's

silver/black with blue led's
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fonz182
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fonz182 Nov 25, 9:00am - #335132 

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just sodder them i dont think film would work. the orange light may clash with the blue and it will turn out all dark and brown
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Barrett
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Barrett Nov 25, 2:19pm - #335133 
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trust me its worth going to the extra trouble of soldering new LED's, here's my gauge cluster with S7 and the LED convertion
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cyberkni
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cyberkni Nov 25, 4:17pm - #335134 

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I'm just worried about screwing up the job and needing to buy a new cluster. Is it true that the mileage is stored on the cluster as well? sO I would have to deal with that too if I fried the board.
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fonz182
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fonz182 Nov 25, 8:53pm - #335135 

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you cant screw up the mileage i dont think. the sodering is not hard
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dansgts
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dansgts Nov 26, 10:20pm - #335136 

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If you want to change the color go here http://teamcelica.com/store/leds/ There prety fast at shipping out things and i've seen people whove done it, and it looks great.
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midblucel
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midblucel Nov 26, 10:23pm - #335137 
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glen burnie,maryland
were do you get those blue tach and sppedometer thingy thats soo hot i want that in my car but is it easy to install? the ones that barret has
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